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Cybathlon 2016: The cyborg Olympics is actually happening

Cybathlon 2016: The cyborg Olympics is actually happening

By 28 March 2014

While human athletes are starting to reach the peak of their sporting performance, augmented cybathletes are just about to get started, exceeding humanity's best flesh-only efforts. Cybathlon 2016 is an event that will pit humans with robotic enhancements... >>

Jawbone Up24 next gen activity tracker officially wrist-bound

Jawbone Up24 next gen activity tracker officially wrist-bound

By 26 March 2014

Jawbone has released a new version of its Up activity tracker, called the Up24. Unlike its predecessor this new model features wireless connectivity. The original Up, while stylish, required physical plugging into the headphone port of a device in order... >>

Gymwatch measures strength and movement, the weight lifting gym buddy to make anyone buff (updated)

Gymwatch measures strength and movement, the weight lifting gym buddy to make anyone buff (updated)

By 26 March 2014

Smartwatches and fitness sensors are starting to appear everywhere, but they're all aimed at cardio endurance exercises like walking, cycling or running. Gymwatch hopes to change all that by measuring a user's muscle exertion to accurately measure weight... >>

Samsung debuts budget Activity Tracker early in Germany

Samsung debuts budget Activity Tracker early in Germany

By 19 March 2014

Samsung's leaked second-generation S Band will actually be called the Activity Tracker when it launches. Samsung has begun showing off the budget fitness device in Germany this week, without making an official announcement. But luckily, Stereopoly was... >>

LG Lifeband Touch and Heart Rate Earphones to hit UK in April, company confirms

LG Lifeband Touch and Heart Rate Earphones to hit UK in April, company confirms

By 19 March 2014

LG has revealed to Pocket-lint that its Lifeband Touch fitness and lifestyle tracker and the supporting Heart Rate Earphones will be released in the UK and Europe in April. Previously, the company has only ever said "first half of 2014". We were told... >>

Migraine headaches be gone, electronic headband Cefaly claimed to cure brain pain

Migraine headaches be gone, electronic headband Cefaly claimed to cure brain pain

By 18 March 2014

Those who have experienced migraine understand that any way to stop it is worth trying. Even donning this abuse-attracting headband. The Cefaly electronic headband, despite looking like an accessory from Star Trek, is a fully functioning FDA approved... >>

GoBe wearable will let you track calories without punching numbers into an app

GoBe wearable will let you track calories without punching numbers into an app

By 13 March 2014

Healbe has introduced its GoBe wearable that will track your calories consumed and burned by measuring your glucose levels. This is a new approach to food tracking, so you don't have to manually enter in details through an app, like other solutions.... >>

Garmin Vivofit ANT+ compatible band available to buy exclusively at John Lewis

Garmin Vivofit ANT+ compatible band available to buy exclusively at John Lewis

By 12 March 2014

The Garmin Vivofit activity tracker is now available to buy, but only at John Lewis, for £100. The Garmin Vivofit will track your progress, presenting you with goals and reminders so you can keep active and monitor your steps, goal countdown, calories... >>

First run: Puma Mobium Elite v2 review

First run: Puma Mobium Elite v2 review

By 11 March 2014

Running shoes are moving in new directions, exploring new technologies and materials, and Puma isn't going to be left behind with its new Puma Mobium Elite v2. The new shoe is the result of two years of research at Puma, looking to create a shoe that's... >>

No slowing down: Samsung filing reveals unannounced 'S-Circle' fitness band

No slowing down: Samsung filing reveals unannounced 'S-Circle' fitness band

By 6 March 2014

Samsung isn't slowing down with its jump into wearables, as a new FCC filing on Thursday reveals an unannounced "S-Circle" fitness band from the company. Presumed to be cheaper than the new Gear 2 and Gear Fit announced at MWC 2014, the FCC filing details... >>